CEO INSIGHTS

Worried About Supply Chain Issues? Look At Logistics Spending

Freight procurement, in particular, is one of the leading areas of financial waste.

2021 Patriots In Business Award: Bristol Myers Squibb, USAA, Greencastle Associates and Principle Services...

A cross-industry panel of CEOs and former military leaders honored four firms for their outstanding work supporting active-duty military members, veterans and their families.

Former GE CEO Jeff Immelt: ‘It’s Complicated’

Roundly blamed for leveling the house that Jack built, Immelt offers an after-action report of lessons learned during his tenure.

How To Avoid ‘Matchmaking’ Ambushes

Ever had a colleague surprise you by making a third-party introduction via email without prior consent? You're not alone. And you don't have to suffer it quietly.

Dairy-Drink Maker Rebounds Under Chief Who’s Seen A Lot

CEO Smolyansky’s strategy for Lifeway Foods includes robust product narratives and manufacturing efficiency.

To Close The Deal, Leave Yourself Room To Concede

In today's market, the best M&A deals go to the shrewdest negotiators. To ensure you get the best deal, make sure you have your concession plan ready before you make your first offer.

‘Greatness is a Grind,’ And Other Lessons Learned From NY Knicks’ Jeff Van Gundy 

In this week's episode of Corporate Competitor Podcast, iHeartMedia Sports President Kevin LeGrett recalls the three leadership qualities shared by great coaches and business leaders alike.
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CEO Optimism Falls To 12-Month Low In October

Chief Executive’s latest reading of CEO sentiment shows growing number of CEOs disillusioned with short-term economic recovery, as list of issues disrupting business continues to grow.

Now Or Never: How To Break Out Of Your Innovation Box

Sometimes it takes a crisis to realize that your company's innovation process is not where it should be. One leader shares how she discovered that painful truth, and what she did to fix it.

Are Employees Breaking Up With You? 3 Ways To Win Them Back

To retain successfully, you first need to understand why they're leaving—and that's not as simple a question as many might think.

Return to Work: Long-Term, Strategic Impacts That Boards Need To Think About Now

When the pandemic first began, decisions were in many ways easier: everybody shut down. Now it’s more complicated and the choices management makes today could have significant implications for the company down the road.

New Data Shows How The Pandemic Disrupted Companies’ Higher Purpose

The 2021 Purpose Power Index revealed a new "5 Ps" for brands in the age of purpose—plus four principles companies should adopt to highlight purpose.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Optimism Falls To 12-Month Low In October

Chief Executive’s latest reading of CEO sentiment shows growing number of CEOs disillusioned with short-term economic recovery, as list of issues disrupting business continues to grow.
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Shaken, But Stirred: Emagine Entertainment Emerges From Pandemic Test

With theater screens lit again, Chairman Paul Glantz believes the new Bond flick, out this Friday, will bookend a terrible Covid era.

4 Simple Habits To Not Only Survive A Crisis But To Grow Stronger Because...

"Acceptance" may sound like a weakness rather than a strength, but this and other tools ultimately create the strong foundation needed to weather any storm.

Cannis Is The Right Hand To Build Ford Pro Commercial Business

Ford CEO Jim Farley turns to a trusted lieutenant as the CEO of an enterprise expected to grow to $45 billion by 2025.

How Manufacturing Companies Can ‘Be Here Tomorrow, Too’

BCG leader says CEOs must purposefully self-disrupt their companies and create environments for continual innovation.

WFH Success (Or Failure) Will Depend On Your Answers To These Four Questions

The conventional top-down leadership strategies won’t work, but by inspiring people, empowering their growth and self-determination and holding them to account, results are all but guaranteed.

BEST & WORST STATES FOR BUSINESS

Best and Worst States For Business

Looking to relocate or expand? Evaluate each state's strengths with Chief Executive's annual Best & Worst States for Business raking.

CEO OF THE YEAR

CEO of the Year

Once a year, we celebrate the achievements of a CEO, honored for his or her success in and dedication to business, shareholders and customers.